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National Society of Film Critics


National Society of Film Critics

The National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) is an American

  • Official website
  • Los Angeles Times: Hollis Alpert, 1916-2007: Writer co-founded National Society of Film Critics

External links

  1. ^ a b "‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Dominates National Society of Film Critics Awards".  
  2. ^ a b Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors"'".  
  3. ^ a b c d e Nelson, Valerie J. (2007-12-07). "Hollis Alpert, at 91; author cofounded film critic society".  
  4. ^ "2013 Awards: "Inside Llewyn Davis," Oscar Isaac, Cate Blanchett". National Society of Film Critics. January 4, 2014. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Who We Are". National Society of Film Critics. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  6. ^ "National Society of Film Critics Offers a More Civil Awards-Season Alternative".  
  7. ^ "About the Society". National Society of Film Critics. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 


Annual Film Awards

  • The B List:The National Society of Film Critics on the Low-Budget Beauties,Genre-Bending Mavericks,and Cult Classics We Love, Edited by David Sterritt and John C. Anderson, 2008
  • The X List: A Guide to the Movies That Turn Us On, Edited by Jami Bernard, Da Capo Press, 2005
  • The A List: 100 Essential Films, Edited by Jay Carr, Da Capo Press, 2002
  • Flesh and Blood: On Sex, Violence, and Censorship, Edited by Peter Keough, Mercury House, 1995
  • They Went Thataway: Redefining Film Genres, Edited by Richard T. Jameson, Mercury House, 1994
  • Love and Hisses: Sound Off On the Hottest Movie Controversies, Edited by Peter Rainer, Mercury House, 1992
  • Foreign Affairs: A Guide to Foreign Films, Edited by Kathy Schulz Huffhines, Mercury House, 1991
  • Produced and Abandoned: The Best Films You've Never Seen, Edited by Michael Sragow, Mercury House, 1990
  • The National Society of Film Critics on the Movie Star, Edited by Elisabeth Weis, Penguin, 1981
  • The National Society of Film Critics on Movie Comedy, Edited by Stuart Byron and Elisabeth Weis, Penguin, 1977

The society has published an ongoing series of anthologies of articles including:


[7] The NSFC is also the American representative of the

National Society of Film Critics was founded in 1966 in the New York City apartment of national circulation.[3] Past distinguished members include Dave Kehr, Jonathan Rosenbaum, the late Roger Ebert and Stanley Kauffmann; current prominent members include Richard Corliss, Peter Travers, Stephanie Zacharek, Kenneth Turan, Lisa Schwarzbaum, Gerald Peary, David Sterritt, and David Edelstein.[4][5]

The organization is known for their highbrow tastes, and its annual awards are one of the most prestigious film critics awards in the United States. In past years, many of their Schindler's List, 2004's Million Dollar Baby and 2009's The Hurt Locker.[1][2][6] Five other winners did receive the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film: Z, Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie), La nuit américaine (Day for Night), Préparez vos mouchoirs (Get Out Your Handkerchiefs), and Amour.



  • History 1
  • Books 2
  • Annual Film Awards 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


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